Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

ATI verces Nvidia

\015 Hi I'm looking to upgrade Video card/chip set Which would be better to go with ? nVIDIA Geforce 9500M GS Graphic Card with or a ATI Mobility Radeon\302\256 HD3470 graphic card with same VRAM.Thanks in advance\015

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NVidia is the better choice.


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